Beer

Sports Minister Kicks Off New Football-Themed Beer

30 April 2014

Sports Minister Helen Grant helped brew the first batch of 4-4-2 at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery on Friday, April 25. Named after the England side’s favoured football formation, the seasonal ale also has its own special line-up – in the form of 10 different hop varieties included in the brew.

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By George, Dragonfire is a Great Ale!

04 April 2014

Enjoy a taste of England with Shepherd Neame’s new Dragonfire Ale. Created to commemorate St George’s Day, it combines barley, oats, rye and wheat with two English hop varieties – Goldings and First Gold – in addition to a fiery secret ingredient.

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Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale is the ladies’ choice

03 April 2014

Dea Latis, a group of female beer enthusiasts and industry experts, recently hosted its fifth annual beer and chocolate tasting. Twenty guests gathered in the Clarence pub on Whitehall to taste six beers, including Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale, each paired with a chocolate chosen to enhance the flavours in each.

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Media Reports Regarding Beer's Sugar Content

01 April 2014

Following media coverage of a new study regarding the amount of sugar in beer, British Beer and Pub Association policy manager Steve Livens explains why, in truth, a pint of beer typically contains less than a teaspoon of sugar.

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The Budget 2014 heralds another penny off a pint

19 March 2014

Commentating on another historic beer duty cut in today’s Budget, Shepherd Neame chief executive and chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association, Jonathan Neame, said: “This is exceptional news for the UK beer and pubs sector. Last year’s cut was warmly welcomed, but it is clear the Treasury accepts the position that sustained support of the industry will secure jobs and investment.”  

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